NYC - 42nd St
Only twice before in NEWxSFC history has the month of JAN slipped through without a contest-worthy snow storm.
The opening bid at the start of meteorological winter/s final month has cyclogenesis off the Delmarva Peninsula early THU with the rapid deepening nor'easter/s track aimed straight toward the famed 40/70 benchmark.
Forecast element: storm-total snowfall
10:30 PM EST ... WED... 08-FEB-17
Verification period begins:
12:01 AM EST ... THU ... 09-FEB-17
Verification period ends:
11:59 PM EST ... FRI ... 10-FEB-17
Enter your forecast at the NEWxSFC/s home page @ http://www.newx-forecasts.com/
Follow the top-of-page link from 'Enter Storm Forecast.'
As always ... there/s no cost ... no fee ... no advertising ... or annoying requests for personal information to enter a forecast. It's just a fun exercise for winter wx enthusiasts to see who can make the best synoptic-scale snowfall forecast.
1 PM EST
If you are issuing your first forecast this winter ... or you entered the 'season-total' forecast contest ... you/ll need to create an account (user name / password / valid e-mail ... if you want a copy of your forecast sent to your Inbox.
Contest may be cancelled before deadline if storm appears to fizzle.